Are Process Plant Designers Really that Sadistic?

Are Process Plant Designers Really that Sadistic?

Process Plants are not just an assembly of interconnecting pipes, vessels and equipment, they need to make space for the people who work and use them.   Don’t they? A process design begins with the idea and then a pilot, and then the commercial reality.   At...
If AI were a real employee

If AI were a real employee

See the sensationalist headlines:  “AI will take over many human jobs and make thousands redundant!”  “AI is as creative as humans and much faster and more accurate”  Anyone who has dipped their toes into the world of AI from a lay-person’s perspective, can’t help but...
Stop Procrastination – How to Never Make a Wrong Decision

Stop Procrastination – How to Never Make a Wrong Decision

Things We’ve Learned in 30 Years.. NEVER make a wrong decision? Firstly, let’s put a clarification here: You can’t make a wrong decision if you’re acting in good faith. Better? OK, this sounds more like one of those woo-woo statements that might be generated by a...
Everyone has their limitations

Everyone has their limitations

Things We’ve Learned in 30 Years.. Business relationships are built on trust. However, business agreements are built on contracts – whether written, verbal or implied – so when we set up an agreement, the contract is the rule and the expectation and the...
Businesses Still Need that Person of Experience

Businesses Still Need that Person of Experience

Things We’ve Learned in 30 Years.. When it comes to business, tapping into that deep lake of knowledge and experience, the wise governance of ensuring decisions are made prudently and sharing the ear of someone who only wants the best without needing a personal...